Wired Network Set Up - PIXMA PRO-1

Article ID: ART151130 | Date published: 05/22/2015 | Date last updated: 03/18/2020


Learn how to perform a wired network (LAN) setup with your PIXMA PRO-1 printer on a Mac.


To use the wireless printer from your Mac®‚Äč, you need to install the printer software.

Before you begin

  1. Make sure your computer and wireless router are connected. (A) Internet (B) Router


  2. Quit all applications.

  3. Log on with administrator rights. In an office setup, consult your network administrator.

  • If your network is protected by a security firewall, a warning message may appear that Canon software is attempting to access the network. If this warning appears, set the security software to always allow access.

    Note Setup details will vary depending on your system and network environment. For details, refer to your device's instruction manual or contact its manufacturer.
    Caution If you connect to a network that's not protected with security measures, your personal data is at risk of being exposed to a third party.


Install the software

  1. Turn the computer ON.

  2. Download and install the CUPS printer driver from the Canon USA website.
    Tip You can also download and install software for your printer from the Canon USA website, such as My Image Garden (for printing images), Print Studio Pro (plug-in for Adobe® Photoshop and Adobe Lightroom), and the IJ Network Tool.

  3. Remove the cap A, then connect the printer to a router with an ethernet cable B.

  4. Select the Apple menu then System Preferences.

  5. Select Printers & Faxes > Print & Scan > Printers & Scanners (the name will vary depending on your version of macOS®).

  6. Below the printer list, select the plus (+) sign.

  7. In the Add window, select the listing for your printer with Canon IJ Network for Kind. Then tap Add.

    Select your printer with Canon IJ Network for Kind, then click Add (outlined in red)

  8. After the printer is added to your printer list, align the print head.

If your product issue was not resolved after following the steps above, or if you require additional help, please create or log in to your Canon Account to see your technical support options.

Or if you still need help, visit our Canon Community by clicking the button below to get answers:

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